Master of Arts in Choral Conducting

Name of the Program: Choral Conducting MA
Name of the Faculty: Faculty of Music and Visual Arts, Institute of Music
Degree: Master of Arts in Choral Conducting
Duration of training: 4 semesters (120 ECTs)
Language of instruction: English
Head of the program: Prof. Dr. Tamás Lakner


Application procedure: Sending the completed application form, the required documents and portfolio for professorial judgment to the following e-mail adress:
Deadline for application: July 31
Location of the education: Hungary, Pécs, Zsolnay Vilmos út.16. 7630
Tuition fee: 3000 EUR  per semester (for EU and non EU students)


Admission requirements:
All credits are accepted if the applicant has a BA degree in Performing Arts, specialized in Orchestra or Choral Conducting, or has a university level degree (as per the Law Nr. 80 of 1993 on Higher Education) in Orchestral or Choral Conducting, or a college level degree in Music Theory and Solfège Teaching, Choral Conducting, or Wind Orchestra Conducting.


BA degrees that can be acceptable provided the applicant obtains certain credits include: other specializations of BA in Performing Arts, all specializations of Creative Arts and Musicology, and other programmes, belonging to the study field of Arts, that lead to MA degrees in Music, and, any college or university level programmes, as per the Law Nr. 80 of 1993 on Higher Education that are accepted by the decision of the Credit Trasfer Committee of the Higher Education Institution in the credit transfer procedure when teaching contents are compared.


When prior studies are examined by the Committee for assessing the number of credits needed for admission, defined by the Law on Higher Education, it is a requirement that the applicant has at least 50 credits in Music Theory, Music History, and Solfège.


It is a condition of admission that the applicant has at least 20 credits in the above mentioned fields of study. Missing credits have to be obtained parallel with completing the courses of the MA programme within two semesters after admission, as per the study regulations of the Higher Education Institution.


For more information, please contact:
Beáta Seres
International Relations Coordinator
University of Pécs, Faculty of Music and Visual Arts